This is a list of the folks who I believe reliably translate learning science research into comprehensible and meaningful guidelines, (and debunk myths). Subject to updates ;).
Will Thalheimer 
Patti Shank
Ruth Clark
Julie Dirksen
Michael Allen
Jane Bozarth
Donald Clark
Guy Wallace
Mirjam Neelen & Paul Kirschner
Connie Malamed
Karl Kapp